Anyone regret buying the iPad Pro?

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  1. iDan

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    Just wondering if anyone has any buyer's remorse after purchasing the iPad Pro? It seems like the reviews are all over the place.
     
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    From what I've read the reviews come down on two (old hat) conclutions.

    Either, "It doesn't work enough like my laptop", or "Hey, it's a much better iPad (if you're willing to use it a bit more like a laptop, pysically).

    Oh, and lots of kvetching about the slow launch of the keyboard and Pencil, and how the mobile optimized keyboard isn't as good as a real (but heavier) keyboard.

    Anyway, can't really answer your question, because I don't have mine yet. What I do regret is having my shipping date set back 11 days.
     
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    my Pro arrived last week (still awaiting delivery of pencil and keyboard) together with my new Airport Extreme, and i updated from the old ipad2, so you can imagine i'm still in heaven !

    my over-riding 3 impressions (in no particular order of preference)

    1) size. the screen really is huge. bigger than expected. maybe even too unworldly for some. it's MASSIVE

    2) ergonomics. this thing is insanely beautiful. a joy to hold. not noticeably weighty. uber thin. physically an awesome bit of kit. mine is a beautiful gold and the screen/sound is magic.

    3) speed. jeez, this thing is fast. really fast. and the wifi is blistering even without the Airport. i mean, as fast, if not faster than my pc hard wired into my internet.


    as an artist the fun hasnt stopped yet, still looking forward to the Pencil! ok, the hardware is obviously there now, and ios has the bones for anything to be thrown at it i suspect, so the success and fun of this thing is now in the hands of the devs. its them who'll ultimately now determine it's success.
     
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    I'm with SJ - this thing is awesome ... and I say that coming from an iPad Air!

    I believe I can now use this iPad to do the one job I used to do on my desktop - create slides from music scores (PDFs) so others can sing along. With the huge display and, so far, awesome drawing and photo editing apps (Pixelmator and Procreate), I'll now be able to sit on the couch and get stuff done. Awesomesauce! :)

    As with others, anxiously (read: impatiently :) ) awaiting the delivery of my Pencil. But, right now, even without the Pencil, I am so thrilled with my new toy!

    Marilyn
     
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    @Mickey330 ...I can't wait for your review on the pencil when it arrives!
     
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    I can't really say I regret buying the iPad, because I have yet to receive mine. I ordered it on 11/13, and received a notice saying it would be delivered yesterday. It never came. This morning, an Apple rep told me it was going to be delivered today. Still no delivery. Tonight an Apple rep told me they have no idea when it will be delivered, apparently there is a glitch in the UPS tracking system. But that doesn't explain why I was told it would be here yesterday and then today, and still no delivery. Grrr... I want it and want it now- hate not knowing when to expect it.
     
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    I know the feeling. :(
     
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    I regret my purchase and will be returning it soon. The Pro is simply an oversized iPad, albeit it a nice one. I bought it for professional photo and video editing which it incapable of performing. I love the screen size and form factor. Unfortunately I will have to return to a Surface Pro, Vaio Z Canvas or Waacom Cintiq which are actually workable solutions.
     
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    I hate mine. Time you add a cover it weighs a ton.
     
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    I've been using mine for a couple weeks now and I love it. And the best is yet to come. Hardly anything I'm doing on the Pro has been optimized for the Pro, but we're going to see some great apps pop up as time goes on. Watching videos and reading on the Pro is already a better experience.
     
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